Does Bariatric Surgery Reduce CVD Risk Factors in Adolescents?

Adolescents who undergo bariatric surgery may experience a decrease in cardiovascular disease risk factors (CVD-RF), according to a study published in Pediatric Researchers performed a teenager longitudinal assessment (ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00474318) on 242 adolescents (76% female, 72% white) who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery, vertical sleeve gastrectomy, and adjustable gastric banding (n=161, 67, and 14, respectively) […]